Science

The Scientific Glassblower

Saturday December 13, 2014

Jeff Babbitt is the University of Kentucky's official 'scientific glassblower' – an awesome title we didn't even know existed until now.

The Aurora Borealis in 4K

Friday December 05, 2014

Despite the name, it's actually not very boring at all. Quite the opposite, in fact.

The Neuroscience of Translation

Sunday November 30, 2014

Scientists want to unlock the secrets of one of the most cognitively demanding thing a person can do.

The View From Space

Monday November 17, 2014

If you want to know what space travel looks like, this high-definition video from the International Space Station is all the Interstellar imagery you need.

Solar Roads

Saturday November 15, 2014

Turning roads into solar panels might just be the answer to our energy woes. And these Dutch scientists have worked out how to do it.

What The Plant Heard

Saturday October 25, 2014

In confronting news for vegetarians, it turns out plants can tell when they’re being eaten. And they don’t like it.

How to Arrange Diatoms

Wednesday October 01, 2014

The death of making art in the microscopic world, and the man bringing it back to life.

Find out what would happen if everyone pointed a laser at the moon.

The Geometry of Pizza Folding

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Or: how non-zero principal curvature saves you from getting mozzarella on your shirt.

How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors

Tuesday August 19, 2014

Who pays for the next round just got scientific.